Tagged: White House Press Secretary

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April 12, 1954 – An Eisenhower Press Conference – Presidents Being Presidential

President Eisenhower’s Press Conference – May 12, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection- Contrary to what you may think now, Presidential News conferences were regular affairs – sometimes weekly, always at least monthly. No Press Secretary running flak – just the President and the Press. Although some press conferences were...

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January 31, 1980 – “A Move On The Gulf Means War” – Jitters And Puffery

January 31, 1980 – CBS News – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 31, 1980 – A day of diplomacy, arm-twisting, posturing, proclaiming and finger-pointing. Jimmy Carter’s Special Envoy, Clark Clifford paid a visit to India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to assure here the weapons the...

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October 19, 1985 – Achille Lauro Aftermath – Benjamin Moloise Aftermath

October 19, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 19, 1985 – A day of reactions and protest. Anti-American sentiment was running high in Rome as an emissary of the White House arrived for discussions over the Italian stance on the Achille Lauro hijacking...

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July 25,1972 – A Candidate Under Scrutiny – Eagleton Discloses Issues

July 25, 1972 – NBC Nightly News (Audio) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 25, 1972 – Only days after the Democratic Convention celebration in Atlanta, questions rose to the surface about George McGovern’s choice as running mate, Thomas Eagleton. Reports surfaced that Eagleton had been hospitalized three times...

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Before It Was Rock, It Was Race – WDIA, Memphis: Sepia Swing Club 1951 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

WDIA, Memphis – Sepia Swing Club – December 17, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Teenagers in segregated America. Before the dawn of Rock n’Roll it was called Race Music. And it was Blues, Jump Blues and Bop. And it was just after World War 2, right around the...

The 70s, A Look Ahead – January 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

The 70s, A Look Ahead – January 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The 70s – A Look Ahead – January 11, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The 70s. Compared to the 60s it was uncharted territory. There was a lot of uncertainty going around. The Vietnam War was...